1. Bleacher Report's Week 9 NFL Awards

    And then there were three. Another of the NFL 's unbeatens fell in Week 9, with the Denver Broncos losing in Indianapolis to a Colts team that finally won outside the AFC South...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 15,385 reads 68 comments

  2. Inconsistent Run Game Could Cost Broncos Much More Than First Loss of 2015

    When an NFL team doesn't lose its first game until the first Sunday of November, sounding the alarm regarding that team's shortcomings may appear, well, alarmist...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 11,212 reads 40 comments

  3. Browns Have No Choice—It's Time for Johnny Manziel to Take the Reins

    It's money time in Cleveland. With his performance in the Browns ' 31-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals Thursday night, quarterback Johnny Manziel has made something pretty clear...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 182,600 reads 376 comments

  4. Johnny Manziel Gets Chance to Come Full Circle with 'TNF' Start vs. Bengals

    It sounds like the plot of a Hollywood movie. A brash, young player enters the NFL after starring in college amid great fanfare, only to continually encounter obstacles, many of his own making...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 48,399 reads 139 comments

  5. NFL Picks Week 9: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    We've reached both the month of November and the second half of the NFL season, at least for some teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 332,866 reads 424 comments

  6. Bleacher Report's Midseason NFL Awards

    We're eight weeks into the 2015 NFL season. The calendar has turned to November, and daylight saving time has come and gone. To this point in the 2015 campaign, some things have proceeded just as we thought they would...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 201,147 reads 416 comments

  7. Drew Brees' Record-Setting Day Keeps Saints Alive for 1 More Week

    Not too long ago, a dirge was playing in the Crescent City. The New Orleans Saints were dead. So was the Sean Payton/ Drew Brees era in the Big Easy. The quarterback was washed up...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 17,218 reads 113 comments

  8. Belichick, Brady and Buzzsaw Patriots Find New Ways to Continue Reign of Terror

    I'm pretty sure Darth Hoodie does this on purpose. New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick must enter his office on Monday morning, sit at his desk, stroke his chin ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 114,663 reads 321 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders Could Finally Return to NFL Relevance with Win over Jets

    Don't look now, but the Oakland Raiders aren't a punchline anymore. No, really. They aren't. For most of the past decade, there hasn't been a more floundering, directionless team in the National Football League than the Raiders...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 18,963 reads 68 comments

  10. NFL Picks Week 8: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    The NFL is all about the haves and the have-nots in 2015. Through seven weeks, five teams sit at a perfect 6-0. Never in NFL history have there been this many undefeated teams this late in the season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 259,983 reads 505 comments

  11. Bleacher Report's Week 7 NFL Awards

    It's good to be on top in the National Football League. Through seven weeks of the 2015 NFL season, five teams remain undefeated...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 54,793 reads 175 comments

  12. Can Current Colts Regime Halt Andrew Luck's Alarming Fall from Grace?

    Back in August, when oddsmakers in Las Vegas set the numbers on who would win the National Football League's Most Valuable Player Award, reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers of the Green ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 12,444 reads 114 comments

  13. Seahawks' TNF Win over Lackluster 49ers Nothing More Than Small Step Forward

    For the 12th Man, Thursday night's emphatic 20-3 win by the Seattle Seahawks over the rival San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium was a welcome respite from consecutive crushing losses to undefeated teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 98,272 reads 311 comments

  14. Best Matchups to Watch in Bills vs. Jaguars

    Sunday will be a first in NFL history. No, not a game in London. Those have been going on for years. There's already been one this season. There will be another after this...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 4,071 reads 8 comments

  15. NFL Picks Week 7: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Last week, nearly every member of our panel expected a reeling Seattle Seahawks team to right the ship against the Carolina Panthers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 324,710 reads 584 comments

  16. Bleacher Report's Week 6 NFL Awards

    It's been a good long while since we saw a rematch in the Super Bowl. Over two decades, in fact. Don't hold your breath waiting for one this year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 47,387 reads 178 comments

  17. Matt Stafford Finds Career-Saving Confidence in Lions' First Win

    It's been a dark season for the Detroit Lions and quarterback Matthew Stafford . Five straight losses to open the season. A Week 5 benching in a blowout loss to the Arizona Cardinals ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 9,746 reads 68 comments

  18. Vintage Saints Back in Business in NFC South After Handing Falcons 1st Loss

    Let's look at the glass as half full. Let us not bemoan the unmasking of the previously unbeaten Atlanta Falcons as a paper tiger, a team whose 5-0 start to the season was as ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 38,881 reads 239 comments

  19. Which Undefeated NFL Team Will Remain Unbeaten the Longest in 2015?

    There have never been this many teams undefeated in the National Football League this late in the season. Ever. OK, in the Super Bowl era, anyway...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 33,492 reads 104 comments

  20. NFL Picks Week 6: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    And then there were...six? Thanks to victories by all five undefeated teams who played last week (the Carolina Panthers were on a bye) there are six teams entering Week 6 that have yet to lose a game...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 282,102 reads 417 comments

  21. Bleacher Report's Week 5 NFL Awards

    The cream is rising to the top in the NFL . And in 2015, there's more cream than ever before. Through five weeks of the NFL season, six NFL teams remain undefeated...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 35,410 reads 132 comments

  22. Late-Game Heroics Help Flawed Giants Remain in Control in NFC East

    I feel for New York Giants fans. In the fourth quarter alone—in five games this year—the Giants have caused sales of bismuth subsalicylate to skyrocket in the Tri-State area...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 70,065 reads 126 comments

  23. Throwback Patriots Remind Us They Can Win Any Way Required

    Over their first three games of the 2015 NFL season, the New England Patriots were an offensive powerhouse...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 37,071 reads 186 comments

  24. Flawed Colts Little More Than Best Team in Weak AFC South

    On Thursday night, the Indianapolis Colts won a skirmish for first place in the AFC South, a 27-20 victory over the host Houston Texans that left Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck in tears after the game...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 103,317 reads 291 comments

  25. NFL Picks Week 5: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    We've hit the quarter mark of the 2015 NFL season. Some things have gone according to plan. The New England Patriots are undefeated and looking very much like the defending Super Bowl champions...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 months ago 292,684 reads 565 comments